Extend Lock on External Task

Extends the timeout of the lock by a given amount of time.


POST /external-task/{id}/extendLock


Path Parameters

Name Description
id The id of the external task.

Request Body

A JSON object with the following properties:

Name Description
newDuration An amount of time (in milliseconds). This is the new lock duration starting from the current moment.
workerId The ID of a worker who is locking the external task.


This method returns no content.

Response Codes

Code Media type Description
204 Request successful.
400 application/json In case the new lock duration is negative or the external task is not locked by the given worker or not locked at all, an exception of type InvalidRequestException is returned. See the Introduction for the error response format.
404 application/json Returned if the task does not exist. This could indicate a wrong task id as well as a cancelled task, e.g., due to a caught BPMN boundary event. See the Introduction for the error response format.



POST /external-task/anId/extendLock

Request Body:

      "workerId": "anId",
      "newDuration": 100000


Status 204. No content.

On this Page: